Project Specialist

Vodafone - Remote in Birmingham+1 location
Project Specialist

Location: UK Hub locations - Newbury/ London/ Birmingham/ Manchester (*Blended working)
Hours: 37.5 – Monday to Friday

Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes until further notice.

Be part of the Business Technology Solutions for Vodafone UK, the team that design and develop our converged communications solutions, drive efficiency through automation and AI, whilst implement the solutions directly with our customers. We help thousands of businesses across the country with our connectivity solutions.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for delivering small projects or work packages for customers, either independently or as part of a larger project or programme.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

Validation and Control of Scope - Formally agree scope of the project or work package and manages any variations in accordance with Change Control process. Tracks and reports against project budget.
Planning and Control - Create project and resource plans gaining stakeholder buy in. Drives delivery against the plan and takes proactive actions to prevent any deviation.
Risk and Issue Management - Establish and maintain the Risk and Issue register identifying new risks and response strategies. Implement mitigation where issues occur.
Leadership, Communication and Stakeholder Management - Creates and sustains collaborative working relationships across customer and internal teams. Communicates concisely using appropriate methods.
Governance and Methodology – Comply with Vodafone Project Delivery Lifecycle (VPDL) methodology and establishes appropriate governance regime with customer

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual with experience of working on external customer facing projects, who has strong communication and stakeholder management skills alongside solid reporting, governance and planning skills. We would like you to be proficient in the Microsoft office suite of products.
Prince 2 Foundation is essential and Practitioner is desirable. Telecoms product knowledge would also be useful

What`s in it for you

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.

Together we can

Vodafone UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.

  • Blended
Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.
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